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(Bringing the wild into Nelson)

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Meet the animals that call Natureland home


Breed for Release

The birds in our Conservation Corner at the zoo call Natureland home for now, but their forever home will be Abel Tasman National Park. We work closely with Project Janszoon and the Department of Conservation to make a difference in our region. 




Saving species is a team effort and we believe the best kind of conservation is collaboration. We work with partners who share our vision to connect humans and wildlife. 


Hang with the Locals



Become part of the zoo crew! Members have unlimited entry to Natureland for a whole year from date of purchase, so you can always be in the know with who is new at at the zoo.

Keeper kids 

Let us look after your little monkeys each school holidays. These popular programmes book out quickly, so get in early to let your little ones go wild.

Get involved

There are many ways to support the zoo, and all are valuable to helping us create a bright future for animals.  


Adult $12.00
Child (2-13yrs) $6.00
Under 2 $FREE
Group pass (2 adults, 2 children) $30.00
*20% discount for students with valid ID and holders of community services or gold cards.

Opening hours

Open 364 days a year!
9.30am – 4.30pm
(last entry 3.45pm)


Thanks Mates!